Morton Middle School

  • Morton Middle School serves 738 students in grades 6 - 8.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Morton Middle School operates within the Fayette County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 738 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 738 students
Morton Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Morton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Morton Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Morton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 17:1
Morton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
2%
Morton Middle School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
11%
6%
Morton Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
19%
11%
Morton Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
63%
78%
Morton Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Morton Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Morton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.38
Morton Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Morton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Morton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Fayette County School District's student population of 40,590 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,601 is higher than the state average of $10,682. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,115 is higher than the state average of $11,139. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Fayette County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
76
6
Number of Students Managed 40,590 2,307
Fayette County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $455 MM $25 MM
Fayette County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $515 MM $26 MM
Fayette County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $11,601 $10,682
Fayette County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,115 $11,139
Fayette County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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